Please note the NCAA Requirements for this tournament: (MANDATORY)
All of the steps below must be completed by 15U-17U boys’ teams in order to participate. Teams without approved coaches and rosters on the NCAA BBCS will not be allowed to participate in the NCAA-certified portion of this event.
Step 1 – Coaches obtain USA BBall Gold Licenses: Coaches of 15U-17U boys’ teams must obtain (or renew) a USA Basketball Gold Coach License with NCAA Status. This requirement applies to coaches, assistant coaches, and any bench personnel (non-players). If you obtained a USA Basketball Gold License in 2017, you must renew your license in order to coach in 2018. If you are applying for the first time, allow 3 weeks for processing. Renewals are quicker – just log into the USA Bball site to start the process. If you are applying for the first time, click here for detailed application instructions from USA Basketball. You will not be able to enter your rosters on the new BBCS website (step 2) until you complete this process. START EARLY!
Step 2 – Register on the new BBCS: ALL COACHES AND ATHLETES must create individual accounts on the all-new NCAA BBCS website https://BBCS.ncaa.org. Only coaches who have completed the above Step 1 will be allowed to create accounts on the BBCS. Instructions for COACHES. Instructions for ATHLETES. The NCAA has also created a handout you can give to your athletes on how to register on the BBCS.
Step 3 – Build Your Team Roster: The head coach must then invite their assistant coaches and players to be on their roster through the BBCS website. Click here for detailed instructions on how to build your roster.